9780131931145

Perceiving The Arts: An Introduction To The Humanities

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    9780131931145

  • ISBN10:

    0131931148

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2006
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

KEY BENEFIT: Written for individuals who have little or no knowledge of the arts,Perceiving the Artshas a specific and limited purpose: to provide an introductory, technical, and respondent-related reference to the arts and literature.KEY TOPICS: Intended to give basic information about each of the arts disciplinesdrawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, architecture, music, theatre, dance, cinema, landscape architecture, and literaturethe book seeks to give its readers touchstones concerning what to look and listen for in works of art and literature.MARKET: For arts and humanities instructors and enthusiasts.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction: What Are the Arts and How Do We Respond to and Evaluate Them?
1(26)
Pictures: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Photography
27(42)
Sculpture
69(22)
Music
91(27)
Theatre
118(23)
Cinema
141(18)
Dance
159(17)
Landscape Architecture
176(19)
Architecture
195(31)
Literature
226(24)
Glossary 250(21)
For Further Exploration 271(2)
Index 273

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